ADA Distance Learning Session: ADA Anniversary Update "Celebrating 26 Years"

7/19/2016 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM

The Bureau of Accessibility and Job Accommodation (BAJA) and the Illinois ADA Project will host an ADA Distance Learning session on "ADA Anniversary Update - "Celebrating 26 Years"." This webinar will focus on the annual ADA Anniversary Update from the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission and the U.S. Department of Justice, Civil Rights Division. Representatives will provide updates on current enforcement activities as well as any new technical assistance and training activities from their agencies. Participants will have an opportunity to pose questions to the Agencies as well.


Sally Conway, Deputy Chief of the Civil Rights Division of the U.S. Department of Justice. She is assigned to the Division's Disability Rights Section, which is responsible for providing technical assistance about the requirements of titles II and III of the ADA, investigating, and, where necessary, litigating title I, II, and III complaints, and certifying state and local building codes.

Sharon Rennert, Senior Attorney Advisor, Americans with Disabilities Act Division Office of Legal Counsel She is the senior member of the EEOC's ADA Division staff, having joined the Division in January 1992. During 2003, she served as Acting Director of the ADA Division. Ms. Rennert develops the Commission's policy interpretations of the ADA, and has worked on every ADA policy guidance issued by the Commission.


  • Certificate of Attendance


  • 1.5

To Register

The program is free to those who call and register. You must pre-register with the Bureau of Accessibility and Job Accommodation prior to the training date in order to receive the dial-in number and pass code.

Please contact the Bureau of Accessibility and Job Accommodation at one of the following numbers:

(312) 793-0034 (Voice)

(312) 793-2406 (FAX)

(888) 614-2385 (TTY)

Reasonable Accommodations

If you are requesting a reasonable accommodation, please contact the Bureau of Accessibility and Job Accommodation and specify what form of accommodation is needed at least two weeks prior to the training date.

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